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Southend United FC Player Profiles

Posted 1st October 2016 at 05:02 pm

Southend United signed Marc-Antoine Fortuné until January 23 in September 2016 following a successful period training with the club.

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After starting his career in France, Fortuné moved to England on loan to Premier League Side West Bromwich Albion from Nancy in January 2009. The striker scored five goals in 17 league appearances for the Baggies including one on his debut against Middlesbrough.

After a successful six months at the Hawthorns, Fortuné moved north of the border to Glasgow giants, Celtic for £3.8million. The Frenchman was at Celtic Park for one season, scoring 12 times.

Fortuné then moved back to West Brom in 2010, spending three years with the midlands club before moving to Wigan Athletic in 2013, and then most recently Coventry City in 2015.

Career History